- See other places named Hodonín.
Hodonín (Czech pronunciation: [ˈɦodoɲiːn]; German: Göding) is a town on the River Morava in the southeast of Moravia, in the Czech Republic. It lies in the South Moravian Region, on the border with Slovakia. The population is around 25,000.
|• Mayor||Libor Střecha|
|• Total||63.05 km2 (24.34 sq mi)|
|Elevation||167 m (548 ft)|
|• Density||390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Time zone||UTC+1 (CET)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC+2 (CEST)|
In the vicinity of the town there is an oil field and a stratum of brown coal, which was formerly transported to the town of Otrokovice, a few kilometers from the city of Zlín, by the Baťa Canal, which was built by the Czech entrepreneur Tomáš Baťa and now operates as a tourist attraction.
- Tomáš Garrigue Masaryk (1850–1937), Czechoslovak politician, statesman, sociologist and philosopher, the first president of Czechoslovakia
- Zdeněk Škromach (born 1956), politician
- Dana Čechová (born 1983), table tennis player
- Vítězslav Veselý (born 1983), javelin thrower
- Michal Kempný (born 1990), ice hockey player
Twin towns – sister citiesEdit
- "Population of municipalities of the Czech republic". Czech Statistical Office. Retrieved 30 April 2019.
- "Partnerská města: Město Hodonín" (in Czech). Město Břeclav. Retrieved 21 August 2019.
- Municipal website (in Czech)
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